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Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Science Olympiad

May 30, 2018 The 34th annual Science Olympiad National Tournament was held on the weekend of May 19 in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Winning teams of the middle school meteorology competition at the 2018 Science Olympiad in Fort Collins, Colorado.

The Science Olympiadoffsite link provides rigorous, standards-based challenges in all STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) disciplines. To qualify for the national tournament, over 7,500 teams from all 50 states competed to represent their states. NOAA Education sponsored the meteorology event for middle school students and supported the high school remote sensing competition.

Winners of the middle school meteorology competition
1st – Dodgen Middle School (Marietta, Georgia)
2nd – Daniel Wright Junior High School (Lincolnshire, Illinois)
3rd – Evergreen Middle School (Redmond, Washington)
4th – Kennedy Middle School (Cupertino, California)
5th – Longfellow Middle School (Falls Church, Virginia)
6th –  Slauson Middle School (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Winners of the high school remote sensing competition
1st -  Seven Lakes High School (Katy, Texas)
2nd - Grand Haven High School (Grand Haven, Michigan)
3rd - Mason High School (Mason, Ohio)
4th - Harriton High School (Rosemont, Pennsylvania)
5th - West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North (Plainsboro, New Jersey)
6th - Mira Loma High School (Sacramento, California) 

NOAA Education Outreach Coordinator Jeannine Montgomery, center, presents awards to the first place winners of the meteorology competition from Dodgen Middle School in Marietta, Georgia.
NOAA Education Outreach Coordinator Jeannine Montgomery, center, presents awards to the first place winners of the meteorology competition from Dodgen Middle School in Marietta, Georgia. (Science Olympiad)

NOAA congratulates the winning schools, all of the students who competed, and their coaches and supervisors.